Blues Set Franchise Record for Shutouts
Halak, Elliott surpass team record set by Plante, Hall during 1968-69 season
Sunday, 03.25.2012 / 9:32 PM CT / St Louis Blues - News
By Chris Pinkert - St. Louis Blues
With Brian Elliott's shutout on Sunday against Phoenix, the Blues have set a new franchise record for shutouts in one season (14).
The previous record (13) was set during the 1968-69 season by Jacques Plante (5) and Glenn Hall (8).
Elliott now has eight shutouts in 35 appearances, which ties Hall for the most in one season by a Blues goaltender. Jaroslav Halak has six shutouts in 43 games this season.
Among the team's franchise shutout leaders, Halak is tied at No. 2 with Roman Turek with 13 shutouts, just three behind Glenn Hall, who holds the team record with 16.
Blues Shutout Leaders
1. Glenn Hall 16
2. Jaroslav Halak 13
Roman Turek 13
4. Brent Johnson 12
5. Grant Fuhr 11
6. Manny Legace 10
Jacques Plante 10
Mike Liut 10
9 Greg Millen 9
10. Brian Elliott 8